Tag Archives: Q2

One year in cryptocurrency and blockchain: Q2 2018

While the first quarter of 2018 was marked by the security breaches of Coincheck and BitGrail, the second quarter saw the recovery of cryptocurrency-based ETFs, the announcement of major acquisitions and disputes between blockchain startups. The cryptocurrency market showed little signs of improvement in May, with Bitcoin also reaching a …

Read More »

Crypto Mining Malware Attacks Up 80% In Q2 This Year

Cases of crypto mining malware, software designed to illegally mine cryptocurrency, has nearly doubled in the second quarter, with evidence suggesting that a rising number of criminals could be creating malware specifically for targeting mobile devices. A recently published report by the global computer software security firm McAfee (no longer …

Read More »